Davis, West Virginia – The National Youth Science Foundation would like to congratulate the 2021 National Youth Science Camp delegates from Chile! Six delegates were selected to represent Chile at the 2021 National Youth Science Camp held virtual from June 28 to July 21, 2021.

Martina Covacevich is a student at Liceo Simón Bolívar. Martina is pursuing a career in Chemical Civil Engineering. 

Oriana Angelo-Macias is a student at Colegio San Marcos de Arica. Oriana is applying to colleges in the United States, and is working to become an Astrophysicist or a Theoretical Physicist with a minor in Women Studies.

Sebastián Miranda is a student at Colegio Altazor. Sebastián is pursuing a career in Computer Engineering.

Javiera Pinol is a student at Colegio Creación Chillán. Javiera is pursuing a double major in Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering.

Magdalena Fontaine Zamorano is a student at Colegio de los Sagrados Corazones de Providencia. Magdalena is pursuing a career as a Medical Doctor.

Fernanda Heredia is a student at Colegio Champagnat. Fernanda is pursuing a career in Medicine.

These delegates will join around 140 other top science students from across the nation and around the world for this acclaimed honors science leadership program. For the next month, the delegates will be immersed in science lectures and directed studies lead by some of the top scientists and professors from around the world.

NYSCamp Director, Dr. Brian Kinghorn, noted, “NYSCamp delegates are some of the best and brightest STEM students from across the world and deserved to be recognized for their protentional for leadership and achievements. The virtual camp will provide them with opportunities to interact with STEM experts, build lasting friendships, and get a jump start on changing the world for good.”

Delegates will have opportunities to interact and connect with each other and to join in interactive sessions with presenters. Even though they are unable to gather in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, the 2021 National Youth Science Camp will be an engaging, exciting, and unforgettable experience for delegates!